Our Team

Shail B. Sheth

Founder and President

Mr. Sheth is the Founder and President of the S Group Companies. Prior to founding S Group Capital in 2014, he was a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Buckingham Capital Partners. Mr. Sheth is also a Co-Founder, Co-Manager, and General Partner of Max Capital, LLC. Mr. Sheth received an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BS from The College of William & Mary.

Romain Kapadia


Mr. Kapadia has over 15 years of business and entrepreneurial experience across the consumer, retail and business services industries with a focus on fundraising and investments, corporate strategy and operations. Currently, Mr. Kapadia is a Principal at S Group Capital, LLC in New York City. Prior experience includes time as an Investment Analyst for the Private Equity arm of one of South East Asia’s largest consumer/retail focused platforms and as the Business Development Director at a VC-backed E-commerce retailer. Romain has a BBA in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from INSEAD Business School.

Paul Cooper

Operating Partner - Manufacturing / Transmission & Distribution

Mr. Cooper is an accomplished manufacturing executive with over 25 years of experience covering engineering, operations, sales and general management. Since 2012, Mr. Cooper has been the Chief Operating Officer of IEM Power Systems where he is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the business focusing on growing systems solutions into the data center market. From 2001 to 2012, Mr. Cooper held various positions at Trantech Radiator Products, a division of Dover Corp. until it was purchased by Buckingham Capital in 2004, at which time he became President. Mr. Cooper was instrumental in successfully transitioning Trantech from a subsidiary of Dover to an independent business. Under his leadership, profitability increased by over 400% resulting in a 5X return on investment. Prior to Trantech, Mr. Cooper was with Flair Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of compressed air filtration and dehydration equipment. He received a BS in Engineering from Temple University and an MBA from Wilmington College in Delaware.

Kevin McGahren

Operating Partner - Food / Consumer Products

Mr. McGahren is a versatile Food & Beverage CPG leader with expertise in both entrepreneurial and Fortune 100 companies and a strong track record of driving sustainable growth. Currently, Mr. McGahren is CEO of Dancing Beer Baking Company where he is responsible for the overall management of the company. Prior to this role, Mr. McGahren was President and CEO of 2 successful food products businesses. From 2005 to 2011, he was President of Panos Foods where he built the company to over $40 million in sales. More recently, from 2011 to 2015, he was President of American Beverage Corp., where under his leadership, the company grew to over $120MM in sales. Both companies were eventually sold to well-known private equity funds. Prior to running these 2 businesses, Mr. McGahren had a distinguished career in brand management at Kraft, managing several of their most popular brands. Mr. McGahren has a BA in Economics from William & Mary College and an MBA from Kellogg.

Roland Soohoo

Operating Partner - Aerospace & Defense / Technology

Mr. Soohoo is a seasoned technology executive whose experience spans operations across the US, Europe and Asia for both large Fortune 500/Nasdaq 100 technology companies as well as startups and medium-sized ventures. Currently, he is the President and CEO of Sekai Electronics, Inc., the premiere provider of innovative surveillance solutions to aerospace and defense companies worldwide. Previously, Mr. Soohoo was President of a cloud-based software startup where he engineered the company’s acquisition to a leading strategic buyer in the Engineering and Construction industry. Mr. Soohoo started his career with Hewlett-Packard in wireless semiconductors/systems. He has a BSEE from UC Davis, a MSEE from Santa Clara University and attended the Advanced Management College at Stanford University.